incapable of being repressed or restrained; uncontrollable: irrepressible laughter.
- ir·re·press·i·bil·i·ty, ir·re·press·i·ble·ness, noun
- ir·re·press·i·bly, adverb
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How to use irrepressible in a sentence
This silky rendition of the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' theme song is irrepressibly groovy.
Standout tracks include the Bad-era sounding Blue Gangsta and the irrepressibly buoyant Paul Anka-written Love Never Felt So Good.
But sometimes heritage is an irrepressibly fascinating springboard for talent.
He means fathers, men in general, whom he celebrates quite irrepressibly in his book.
He had no sooner turned his back than the general relief broke out irrepressibly; Ormsby being especially demonstrative.The Talking Horse | F. Anstey
With an almost superhuman effort Molly controlled her face and choked back the laughter that bubbled up irrepressibly.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days | Nell Speed
And that irrepressibly ribald organ, the New York Beam, could not forbear its customary jocular sport.Turns about Town | Robert Cortes Holliday
Old Mrs. Forrester, with her juvenile auburn head, laughed irrepressibly while she clapped, like a happy child.Tante | Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Irrepressibly gay, impish, it seemed as if he vented all of the stored up boyishness in him, spilled it in one heaping measure.Terry | Charles Goff Thomson
British Dictionary definitions for irrepressible
not capable of being repressed, controlled, or restrained
- irrepressibility or irrepressibleness, noun
- irrepressibly, adverb
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